Diaspora: How Ugandan professionals abroad fared over the weekend


A couple of Ugandan footballers abroad were in action over the weekend for respectively sides across the globe

Musa Esenu and Erisa Ssekisambu were more impressive than other as they found the back of the net in Rwanda.

Here is how these two and a couple others performed over the weekend.

Starting off in England, Jordan Obita was absent from Wycombe Wanderers match day squad as they suffered a 1-0 defeat to Morecambe in the English Football League One.

Nathan Odokonyero didn’t make it to Bognor Regis Town match day squad as they lost 3-2 to Hastings United in the English Isthmian League.

In the English League Two, Giouse Bellagambi was an unused substitute for Salford City as they lost 1-0 to Colchester.

In Scotland, both Sadat Anaku and Bevis Mugabi remained on bench for Dundee United and Motherwell respectively as Dundee defeat Motherwell 2-1.

Enock Walusimbi was an unused substitute for Peterhead as they defeated Montrose 2-1 in the Scottish League One.

In Germany, Herbert Bockhorn started and played all minutes for 1.FC Magdeburg as they suffered a 2-1 loss to SV Sandhausen in the German 2.Bundesliga.

Melvyn Lorezen featured for 66 minutes for Wormatia VFR as they lost 2-1 to TuS RW Koblenz in the German Regionalliga.

In USA, Ibrahim Kasule and Frank Ssebuufu featured for New York Red Bulls II as they defeated Huntsville 1-0 in the MLS Next Pro.

Still in Next Pro, Bobosi Byaruhanga was introduced on in the second half for Steeve Louis Jean as his Austin FC II secured a 2-0 victory over St. Louis City 2.

In the USL, Edward Kizza featured for 67 minutes for Pittsburgh Riverhound as they defeated RGV Toros 2-0.

In Israel, Timothy Awanyi featured fulltime for Ashdod SC as they drew 1-all with Maccabi Tel Aviv in the Israeli Premiership.

In Russia, Fauzia Najjemba featured for Dynamo Moscow as they drew goalless with Rostov Women.

In Serbia, Pius Obuya featured for Mitrovica Sremska as they defeated Graficar 3-1.

In South Africa, Denis Onyango started in Mamelodi Sundowns goals as they lost 2-1 to Stellenbosch in the Nedbank Cup.

In Denmark, Robert Kakeeto featured for Middelfart Boldkub as they defeated Naesby 1-0

In Rwanda, Erisa Ssekisambu scored a goal for Kiyovu Sports to defeat AS Kigali 1-0.

Musa Esenu also featured for Rayon Sport and scored a goal as they defeated Bugeresa 2-0. Joachim Ojera also played 45 minutes.

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